|Occurred : 5/21/2003 22:45 (Entered as : 05/22/03 22:45)
Reported: 5/21/2003 9:19:07 PM 21:19
Location: Winchester, WI
|Bright weaving object seen passing from WSW to ENE in northern Wisconsin
Was out observing the Aurora, and an object traveling from wsw to ene was seen. I thought it may be an iridium flare, but it did not dim. It traveled at a relatively constant speed, but it jumped, hesitated and weaved as it traveled eastward. It was not a meteor, no trail or pieces breaking off. I thought it might be a tumbling satellite, but it seemed way to bright. It made no sound. I watched it til it disappeared over the horizon. Very strange object. I spend a lot off time looking skyward, using my telescope, watching and photographing the aurora, but i have never seen an objectlike this.